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Cancer Reasearch in Children

How has this research for cancer changed the medical field?

This research of cancer has givin us a bigger and better understanding of cancer itself. We have learned that the cause or one cause of cancer is a "rebel" cell which really means it's a cell that hurts tissue and other cells. We also know that the problems or weird things of the cancer cells are from mutating protein-encoding cells.

http://www.learner.org/courses/biology/support/8_cancer.pdf

What are the most common cancers found in children?

The cancers most commonly found in children include leukemia, or any cancer focused on the brain or nervous system.

http://www.epa.gov/ace/ace3draft/draft_pdfs/ACE3ChildhoodCancerReviewPackage3-02-11.pdf


How has this research effected cancer treatments for children?

Most children dealing with cancer usually use somekind of alternative medicine. Some will use herbel remedies, some even use vitamins.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2010/03/23/us-cancer-alternative-idUSTRE62M3PV20100323

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